Rapid Evaluation of Amantadine for Treatment of Cocaine Abuse/Dependence - 4
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The purpose of this study is to empirically test a series of medications to: 1) determine each medication's efficacy in treatment of cocaine abuse/dependence; 2) find most effective dose range for each medication. In this study, amantadine is tested."
Condition or disease
16-week participation plus a 2 weekk lead-in period. Participants are assigned randomly to placebo or amantadine. Participants attend group meeting 3 times/week
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 65 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
M/F, ages 18-65. cocaine dependence according to DMS-IV criteria. Self-reported use within the last 30 days. Agreeable to conditions of the study and signed informed consent.
Psychiatric disorder that requires medication therapy, history of seizures. Pregnant and/or nursing women. Dependence on ETOH or benzodiazepines or other sedative-hypnotics. Acute hepatitis. Other medical conditions that deem participation to be unsafe.
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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents